Columbia County Newswire

Columbia County Newswire

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  1. Federal lawsuit filed over fatal police shooting of man with schizophreniaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    The estate of a Columbia County man fatally shot by police in 2016 has filed a federal survival suit claiming officers were not properly trained in mental health cases. The suit filed Friday in U.S. Middle District Court stems from Scott Twp.

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  2. Mother Serving Overseas in Air Force Surprises Young SonRead the original story

    Sunday | WAAY

    It was a long-awaited homecoming for a woman serving overseas with the Air Force, and her family surprised her young son Saturday in Columbia County. Carla Maynard cried tears of joy as she embraced her daughter, Staff Sergeant Kayla Wadley, who has been overseas since last spring.

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  3. Annual Lenten Fish Fry in Columbia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    For more than 15 years now, the fire company has been a hot spot on Fridays during Lent, when many Catholics don't eat meat. "It's great to see them come, they love the food and they come from all over.

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  4. Bloomsburg professor arrested on child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | The Progress

    Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Friday the college found the illegal images on 57-year-old Scott Lowe's office computer during a routine audit of the school's machines. Court records show Lowe is being held in Columbia County Prison and doesn't list contact information for an attorney.

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  5. Bloomsburg professor arrested on child porn charges Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | WPXI

    ... 's office computer during a routine audit of the school's machines. Court records show Lowe is being held in Columbia County Prison and doesn't list contact information for an attorney.

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  6. Bloomsburg University Professor Charged with Possessing Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | GantDaily.com

    Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced felony charges against a Bloomberg University professor for possessing child pornography in Columbia County. Scott Lowe, 57, of Bloomsburg was arrested yesterday on four counts of sexual abuse of children, relating to the possession of child pornography and related charges.

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  7. Thanking veterans with Quilt of ValorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The Citizens' Voice

    Editor: Ralph Capristo, a World War II combat veteran from Wilkes-Barre, who now at the age of 92 resides at the Community Living Center at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, was awarded a Quilt of Valor from the Columbia County Quilts of Valor members during a ceremony at the medical center. Quilts of Valor is dedicated to making quilts for all American soldiers and veterans at home and abroad.

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  8. Pizza Shop Serving Up Heart-shaped PizzasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    You can get your sweetheart flowers, jewelry, or chocolates for Valentine's Day, or how about a heart-shaped pizza? Workers at the pizza place in Columbia County tell us they've been getting a lot of orders for this specialty pizza.

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  9. Berwick Area School District to Offer Free Breakfasts, Lunches to All StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    There's great news for a school district in Columbia County. The Berwick Area School District says starting in the next school year, every student in the district will be able to get free breakfast and lunch in their school's cafeteria.

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  10. Man who fired gun in South Scranton turns self inRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | The Times-Tribune

    ... arsons. (read more) BLOOMSBURG - For Teri Watson, owner of Mad Dog Farm, garlic is golden. The farm in Columbia County grows a variety of produce, but much of its business comes from lots and lots of garlic. (read more) SCRANTON - Neighbors of the ...

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  11. Scranton man charged in assault of ex-girlfriend and her daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | The Times-Tribune

    ... arsons. (read more) BLOOMSBURG - For Teri Watson, owner of Mad Dog Farm, garlic is golden. The farm in Columbia County grows a variety of produce, but much of its business comes from lots and lots of garlic. (read more) SCRANTON - Neighbors of the ...

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  12. Garlic brings big business to Bloomsburg farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... Dog Farm in Bloomsburg. The farm sells their products in Forty Fort in Chic Chic Marketplace. The farm in Columbia County grows a variety of produce, but much of its business comes from lots and lots of garlic. Watson expects about 80 percent of the ...

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  13. Crash Leaves Hole in Columbia County HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    The crash left a hole in the house and part of a sheared off utility pole on the ground at the home on Valley Drive in Montour Township, near Bloomsburg.

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  14. Remembering Helen Griffith: 'a pillar in our community'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | PennLive.com

    ... as a recreation board member for 14 years for East Pennsboro Township. Griffith previously worked for the Columbia County Commissioners, Bloomsburg; the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture; West Shore Recreation; A&P store; and Henry F. Coyne, ...

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  15. Women's March in Bloomsburg, One Year LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... year to make sure you are registered to vote. Check your voter registration today," added Jill Carlson of Columbia County Indivisible. Robert Bell told Newswatch 16 his wife promised to run for town council after attending last year's march in ...

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  16. Bill Steinhilber, 60, Columbia, KY/Bloomsburg, PA native -Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2018 | Columbia Magazine

    ... son of Delores "Dody" McCloskey, Columbia, KY, and the late Robert Geddes Steinhilber. He was a native of Columbia County, PA, and a resident of Adair County, KY, at the time of his death here. His wife, Jo Ann Bell Steinhilber, survives. He leaves ...

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  17. Eating Healthy on a BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... your zip code. For further questions, contact Mary Ellen Christie (Memie). She helps lead the program in Columbia County and was featured on Newswatch 16 This Morning Thursday morning. Memie can be reached by phone at 570-316-6515 or via email at ...

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  18. Northeast Pa. teen who sings to combat cystic fibrosis coming back to Lehigh Valley MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | The Morning Call

    A northeast Pennsylvania girl who as a fifth-grader performed a concert at Lehigh Valley Mall on a tour to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is now an eighth-grader, and still is touring. Rose Ostrowski , 13, of Berwick, Columbia County, will bring her Adding Tomorrows tour back to the mall at 3 p.m. Jan. 27. The show, which will last about an hour, will be on the mall's lower level at the elevator court, near the Hollister store.

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  19. Ice Jam Concerns Along Susquehanna RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... up and start flowing," said Lucille Morgan, director of Luzerne County EMA. "We've also been in contact with Columbia County to let them know the amount of ice and what might be coming." "It's very cool looking. I've never seen anything like this. ...

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  20. Wild Weather Causes HeadachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    The warm weather was short-lived. A winter storm blew through northeastern and central Pennsylvania, bringing a combination of rain, sleet, and snow overnight.

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